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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from £899pp INC FLIGHTS!

PHILIPPINES DIVING HOLIDAY SPECIAL OFFER - SAVE £150pp 
 
Dive the Philippines with deep & drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks

 

El Galleon Dive Resort
3 stars
Philippines, Far East & Australia

7 nights from £899pp SAVE £150 INCLUDING return flights & transfers

 Depart 13 May 2018  from £899pp
Depart 10 June 2018 from £899pp
Depart 08 July 2018  from £1,095pp 
Depart 12 Aug 2018  from £1,095pp
Depart 16 Sep 2018  from £995pp 
Depart 07 Oct 2018  from £995pp
Depart 11 Nov 2018  from £899pp
Depart 05 Dec 2018  from £995pp

Price includes return flights, 7 nights on twin share basis in budget room including transfers. Subject to availability.

For your diving Holiday to Puerto Galera in the Philippines - Far East, El Galleon Resort offers a choice of budget, seaview or penthouse suite plus 2 bedroom Waimea houses. With PADI 5* DCD Asia Divers and spacious dive centre and jetty on site plus pool, spa restaurant, sociable bar and 30 excellent dive sites close by - you have everything to hand. Group discounts available. View Now >


Diving

Puerto Galera offers some of the best scuba diving in all Asia and has more variety of marine life than The Great Barrier Reef. Calculations show that there are more than than 3000 varieties of fish here - that’s roughly 50% more than the Red Sea. The water temperature is warm - December to February 21°C to 24°C and from March to November 25°C to 30°C. Puerto Galera is also the perfect location to experience the widest variety of dive sites: deep dives, drift dives, wreck sites and many more. 
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For your scuba diving holiday to Puerto Galera in the Philippines in the Far East, El Galleon Resort offers a choice of budget, seaview or penthouse suite plus 2 bedroom Waimea houses.  With PADI 5* DCD Asia Divers and spacious dive centre and jetty on site plus pool, spa restaurant, sociable bar and 30 excellent dive sites close by - you have everything to hand.

Location
The Resort lies in a beautiful tropical garden and is comprised of ten bungalows, located around an inviting large pool with waterfall and jacuzzi. It’s a 2 hour transfer from Manila to Berberabe Pier, followed by an hour boat ride directly to El Galleon Pier. Total journey time usually 3 hours. The beautiful beaches, coves and spectacular dives sites of Puerto Galera are all within easy reach from your hotel. The view of Puerto Galera harbour is breaktaking. Locally you can enjoy excursions to local beaches, markets, cultural or more active tours.

Accommodation
There is a choice of accommodation from budget, superior, poolside, family or seaview rooms. Budget rooms come with a queen size bed or two single beds, air-conditioning, mini bar. Simple, basic accommodation, with old fashioned bathrooms without a view - ideal if you are on a budget and wanting to spend more time divng than in your room. The Poolside Rooms are equipped with a queen size bed, air-conditioning, mini bar and storage space with own bathrooms all with a vanity area. The most requested rooms are the Seaview Rooms, with fantastic waterfront views which are more spacious and well appointed rooms. All seaview rooms are fitted out with a queen size bed, mini bar, air-conditioning, storage space and bathrooms equipped with a vanity area. Family Rooms come with one queen size bed (extra beds on request) air-conditioning, mini bar and more spacious ensuite bathrooms.  Also available are One bedroom Penthouse Apartment with private kitchen, private balcony and adjoining living room, with a spectacular sea view.

'Waimea' Annexe
 El Galleon now offers a more private, unique local style of Studio apartments (for two people) and houses (for four people) in a private annexe. Stay at Waimea for additional space and enjoy some of the best views in Puerto Galera. Just a 5 minute walk from the El Galleon beach resort, 5 houses are set behind a high wall with attractive garden area and 2 swimming pools and 24 hour security. Three of the houses have a self-contained studio flat downstairs, independent of the main house. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, living area, kitchen area, mezzanines and balcony with pool or ocean views. The Waimea Studios have an en-suite bathroom, kitchenette, sea or pool views with lush jungle around you.

GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE.

Diving
The dive centre is onsite offering  scuba diving to suit all ability levels with a choice of over 30 sites all within 15 minutes travel from the El Galleon Dive Resort's own jetty, with up to 5 dives, 7 days a week, in small groups, with PADI instruction onsite - it couldn’t be more convenient. More >

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Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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Best Time: Year Round (Oct-May)

Average Air temps: 30°C

Average Water temps:  21-24°C Dec-Feb, 25-30°C Mar-Nov.

Visibility: 15-40m.

Top Dive Sites: Puerto Galera - Dive Sites The Canyons, Donsol area, Verde Island, Dugon Wall Sabang Wreck, Shark Cave & Hole in the Wall. Coral Gardens (easy). Giant Clam (muck). Many outstanding wall dives. More >

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Great Reasons to Dive in the Philippines

  • Over 3000 species of fish.
  • 15,000 square miles of reef.
  • Plenty of dives for new divers.
  • Drift dives (some 5 knots+)
  • Numerous critter sites.
  • Whale shark and Giant Pacific mantas (Feb-May) at Donsol & Reef shark
  • Nesting & hatching turtles.
  • Photographers heaven.
  • Wrecks of Coron 'Mini Truk'

 

 

Maldives Gan Island

Maldives Gan Island - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MALDIVES - GAN ISLAND Newly featured Equator dive resort with DIRECT flights into the island. Great value, all inclusive introductory prices. Onsite dive centre with range of courses, house reef, wrecks and GIANT MANTAS! Departs LAST MINUTE May to October 2018.

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Maldives Liveaboard Offer

Maldives Liveaboard Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES LIVEABOARD SAVE up to £400 INCLUDING Full Board and Diving. Superb 36m liveaboard for 24 guest in 12 ensuite cabins with spacious deck, jacuzzi and separate diving dhoni.
Departs May to August 2018.

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Canary Islands Dive Holiday

Canary Islands Dive Holiday - Fuerteventura - Morro Jable, Canary Islands

from £599pp INC FLIGHTS!

CANARY ISLANDS - FUERTEVENTURA SCUBA DIVING HOLIDAYS
4* Beach hotel with choice of bars and restaurants. Boat diving and training for all levels of diver. Learn to Dive, training and dive courses - excellent for junior divers. Departs May/June 2018.

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Manado Scuba Diving Holiday

Manado Scuba Diving Holiday - Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia

from £1399pp INC FLIGHTS!

INDONESIA - MANADO + LEMBEH TWIN CENTRE SAVE £200
Tasik Ria Manado 7 nights Full Board from £1,399pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 10 DIVES!
Tasik Ria Manado 5 nights + Hairball Lembeh 5 nights from £1,799pp INCLUDING flights, transfers and 16 DIVES!
Departs May to December 2018.

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El Gouna, Red Sea

El Gouna, Red Sea - El Gouna, Red Sea and Middle East

from £499pp INC FLIGHTS!

RED SEA - EL GOUNA SAVE £100 3* Hotel in central El Gouna
Great value in central location, minutes from the dive boat marina. Dive courses, excellent reef & wreck diving. Ideal for solo divers. Departs LAST MINUTE March - April 2018

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Safaga Red Sea

Safaga Red Sea - Safaga, Red Sea and Middle East

from £599pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

RED SEA - SAFAGA SAVE £150 3* All Inclusive Beach hotel
7 nights from £599pp ALL INCLUSIVE including flights, dive centre onsite, daily boat diving, courses. Upgrade to 4* and 5* Hotels. Departs May 2018.

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Oman Diving Holiday Offer

Oman Diving Holiday Offer - Oman, Red Sea and Middle East

from £799pp INC FLIGHTS!

OMAN - MUSCAT SAVE £200 4* Sifawy Boutique Hotel with dive centre on site just outside Muscat. Pristine reefs, beautiful beaches staying in luxury, boutique hotel with dive centre onsite.
Departs May to December 2018

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Bali Scuba Dive Offer

Bali Scuba Dive Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from £899pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA SAVE £100 4* Alam Anda Dive and Spa Resort with a swimming pool, dive centre and spa on site. Boat and shore diving, reefs, Tulamben wreck and world class critter sites.
Depart June to December 2018.

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Grenada Dive Holiday Offer

Grenada Dive Holiday Offer - Grenada, Caribbean

from £998pp INC FLIGHTS!

CARIBBEAN - GRENADA 4* Boutique Hotel with onsite PADI 5 Gold Palm Resort, SDI & TDI training facility. 40 dive sites with shallow water, reefs, wrecks and famous underwater sculpture park.
Departs LAST MINUTE to November 2018

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4* Bali Scuba Dive Offer

4* Bali Scuba Dive Offer - Bali, Far East & Australia

from £1095pp INC FLIGHTS!

BALI - INDONESIA Luxury 4* Siddartha Dive and Spa Resort with onsite SSI, PADI and CMAS Dive centre, an infinity pool, gym and spa and wellness centre. SOLO DIVING WEEKS!
Departs June to October 2018.

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Mauritius Dive Holiday

Mauritius Dive Holiday - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from £1195pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MAURITIUS 4* Beach Hotel 15% OFF SUMMER SPECIAL!
7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE including flights & transfers . Stay right on Le Morne lagoon in luxury 4* beach hotel with Kids Club.
Departs LAST MINUTE to October 2018.

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Maldives Club Rannalhi

Maldives Club Rannalhi - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN SAVE £200 Club Andaaran Rannalhi
All Inclusive island resort scuba diving holiday. A relaxed, traditional island offering day boat, PADI courses andexcellent house reef.
Departs May to October 2018.

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Mauritius All Inc Le Morne

Mauritius All Inc Le Morne - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from £1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MAURITIUS 4* Beach Hotel 15% OFF SUMMER SPECIAL!
Luxury 4* All Inclusive hotel with dine-around restaurants, private pool and bar area for adults only, spa, diving and watersports.
Departs May to October 2018.

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Maldives Dive Holiday Offer

Maldives Dive Holiday Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN SAVE £200 Eriyadu Island Resort with a swimming pool and activities on site. FREE UPGRADES to All Inclusive and Deluxe Room. Daily boat diving packages and superb house reef. Depart May to October 2018.

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5* Deluxe St Regis Resort

5* Deluxe St Regis Resort - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from £1599pp INC FLIGHTS!

MAURITIUS - LE MORNE 50% OFF 5* The St. Regis Mauritius
Unrivalled luxury, service, a la carte dining, sublime spa.
Departs May - November 2018.

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4* Kuredu Maldives All Inc

4* Kuredu Maldives All Inc - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1799pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN 4* Kuredu Island Resort with 2 swimming pools, lots of dining and activity options and 9 room categories. See resort VIDEO. Depart selected dates 2018.

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Maldives Liveaboard Offers

Maldives Liveaboard Offers - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £1695pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES LIVEABOARDS 1 week Full Board INCLUDING flights. Choose from Traditional MV Atoll, sleek Voyager or newly refurbished Orion with choice of diving itineraries and land based extensions. Departs Selected dates 2018.

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Maldives Liveaboard Offer

Maldives Liveaboard Offer - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from £2195pp INC FLIGHTS!

LIVEABOARD - MALDIVES Luxury Conte Max Liveboard. Classic wooden interiors, 13 cabins sleeping up to 32 guests and on board Ayurvedic Spa wellness programmes. Departs LAST MINUTE to October 2018.

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Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.